Joe Melanson has been living and working on the Treasure Coast for over 25 years. Melanson specializes in properties on the waterfront and in waterfront communities. He offers the ultimate in enthusiastic representation, experience, personalized service, and is extremely detailed and thorough. A multi million dollar producer he was recognized as top the top producer in his market 2010 and again in 2012 with $14,000,000 in sales. His goal is to have happy, satisfied clients and to make the Treasure Coast home-buying experience pleasurable and rewarding. Integrity and client satisfaction are assured.
In January 1988, Melanson was flying his Cessna 210 down the Florida coast with the intention of purchasing property in West Palm Beach or Fort Lauderdale. After admiring the waterways of Stuart from 7,000 feet and then viewing growing congestion in southern Florida, he turned the plane around and landed in Stuart, and purchased an oceanfront condominium on Hutchin¬son Island.
In addition to real estate brokerage Joe is also commercial pilot with over 7000 hours with out accident or incident and owns an aerial photography company called Aerials Only. He is recognized as a world class photographer and has worked for many Fortune 500 companies. The company has had galleries in Boston, Cape Cod, and sold pictures in the Treasure Coast Mall. He also takes commercial aerial photography for Developers, Real Estate Firms, Engineers, Architects, etc. He has documented the growth of Martin and St Lucie Counties since 1988. This unique perspective gives him deep understanding of the communities and water ways and the advantages of Treasure Coast Living.
Joe started his real estate career in 1986 and worked for Petron Properties on State St. in Boston and researched land acquisitions. In 1988 he started his own firm, Land Plus Inc. and specialized in water front homes and land on the South Coast of Massachusetts and Cape Cod.
A leader in sales, In 2008 Joe was presented with the “Realtor.com Award” for excellence in Internet Advertising,
In 2010 the “Ruby Award” for Excellence in Real Estate Sales and Marketing,
And in 2012 the “Platinum Award” for Outstanding Achievement in Real Estate Sales.
Joe enjoys boating, fishing, scuba diving, flying. His Cessna 210 is stationed at Witham Airport in Stuart. He is a member of the Stuart Sailfish Club, the first fishing club to promote catch and release. He is a strong believer in preserving the Saint Lucie Estuary and the Indian River Lagoon.
Joe attended, Boston University, Clark University, and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Fl. He has completed over 250 hours of Real Estate education and is licensed as a real estate broker in Florida and Massachusetts. He is second generation real estate; Joe’s father was a real estate agent also.